Jeff Bezos Overtakes Bill Gates To Become World's Richest Man


Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has overtaken Bill Gates and is now the richest person in the world, with a fortune topping $90 billion for the first time ever. When markets...

Sweden data scandal costs two ministers their jobs

Two Swedish ministers lost their jobs on Thursday over a huge leak of sensitive data that has rocked the fragile centre-left government. But Prime Minister Stefan Lofven vowed he would...

Rwanda to host World Travel gala

For the first time, Rwanda will host the World Travel Awards with the Africa Gala Ceremony slated on October 10 2017. The event will be held on the fringes of...

Kagame to Nyabihu voters: RPF will make poverty history

Speaking to residents in the Western Province of Nyabihu, RPF-Inkotanyi presidential candidate, Paul Kagame, pledged to continue the fight to eradicate poverty if elected back in office.

Govt moves to enforce law on artistes' royalties


Business establishments that fail to pay artists’ royalties will face legal action in line with the 2009 law on intellectual property.

Over 850 Kenyans in Rwanda to take part in homeland's presidential election


About 850 Kenyans living in Rwanda will head to their High Commission in Kacyiru to cast their vote in the Kenyan General Elections slated for August 8, according to the...

EA to harmonise technical training to boost integration

NAIROBI – The East Africa Community (EAC) member states are fast-tracking harmonisation of technical training in order to boost regional integration, a Kenyan official said on Tuesday.

Umuganda to focus on preparing polling stations

The Ministry of Local Government has announced that this Saturday’s monthly community work “Umuganda” will focus on preparing polling sites where Presidential elections will be held next Friday.

Ethiopia to open new camp for South Sudanese refugees

ADDIS ABABA – Ethiopia is set to open a new camp for South Sudanese refugees in a bid to cope with rising number of people running from a brutal civil...

Somali officials visit Rwanda on anti-corruption campaign

Officials from the Anti-Corruption Bureau of Puntland State of Somalia, yesterday, said they are “considering Rwanda as a model country in fighting corruption” and intend to emulate the country’s strategies,...

VIDEO: Nothing can defeat a determined people, Kagame says


Campaigning in the country’s northwestern region, President Paul Kagame said Wednesday that Rwandans are strong enough to overcome any threat.

I will free elderly inmates – Habineza


Democratic Green Party of Rwanda presidential flag bearer Frank Habineza will l release all inmates aged 70 and above if he wins August 4 polls. Habineza, who was yesterday addressing...

I’ll win this election, says Mpayimana


Independent presidential candidate Philippe Mpayimana yesterday declared that he will win the August 4 presidential election. Mpayimana said this while campaigning in Gatsibo and Kayonza districts.

2017 Election: All set for Diaspora to cast its vote


POLLING kits have arrived at nearly all the 98 polling stations abroad, the National Electoral Commission has said.

Minister Kanimba calls for more investment in agri-processing


The Minister for Trade, Industry and EAC Affairs, François Kanimba, has commended ‘Get It Rwanda’, a local company that washes and processes fruits and vegetables mainly for export purpose.

Together, we will overcome every challenge – Kagame


Buoyed by the enthusiasm and massive crowds that marked his campaign rallies in the country’s northwestern region, Wednesday, President Paul Kagame said that Rwandans are strong enough to overcome any...

Kagame: RPF is committed to dev't, security and prosperity for all


President Paul Kagame, the flag-bearer of the governing Rwanda Patriotic Front (RPF)-Inkotanyi, has said that, should he win the August 4 poll – as widely expected – he’ll continue to...

Kagame campaigns in Musanze


RPF-Inkotanyi presidential candidate Paul Kagame Wednesday rallied the residents of Musanze District of Northern Province to vote for him come August 4, pledging to sustain the country’s current development pace....

2017 Elections: What agriculture policies do the candidates offer?


The country has entered the third week of the presidential campaigns and the three candidates have been traversing the country pitching their manifestos to the electorate, ahead of the presidential...

COMESA to deploy electoral observers


The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) is set to deploy an electoral observation mission for the upcoming presidential elections in Rwanda scheduled for August 4, 2017.

Nigeria's Buhari will return to presidential duties when doctors advise, says govt

ABUJA– Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari will return to his official duties as soon as doctors advise that he can end his medical leave, according to a statement from the presidency...

Kenya calls for joint efforts to fight piracy

NAIROBI– Kenya on Tuesday challenged African countries to establish an inter-agency coordination to help in the fight against piracy.

Rwanda, Italian armed forces commit to strengthen ties


The Italian Air Force Chief of Staff, Lt Gen Enzo Vecciarelli, is in the country on a three-day visit aimed at strengthening military relations between the two countries.

Habineza says will improve social welfare, infrastructure


Rwamagana and Kayonza are strategic districts whose significance to national development can not be overestimated, Frank Habineza has said.

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